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Kalibé Look to the Moon for Inspiration on Latest Album

The title of world music collective Kalibe’s latest release is also the name of its lead protagonist, India, whose name, romantically, translates into English as India Mae of the Moon. 257 more words


Kalibé - The Latest World Music Phenomenon

India Mãe da Lua, a multi-instrumentalist with no formal music training of any kind, is the focus of a new album from Kalibé , a musical collective who have been mentioned in the same breath as Grammy-guzzling, World Music phenomenon, The Buena Vista Social Club. 817 more words


Album Review: Americuba - Havana Maestros

Sometimes, an idea will sound crazy on paper but the execution will be terrific. Like this one – dig through the vaults of Warner/Atlantic Records. Grab some of the label’s biggest pop hits; from the last five decades and strip away everything but the vocals. 411 more words

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Cuba........ the music

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As I write this post I reflect on the time we spent in Havana, Hurricane was unexpected but we have learnt to take the weather in our stride. 124 more words

Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Club

We once listened to the opening track of the self titled Buena Vista Social Club album ‘Chan Chan’ for an hour on a CD that skipped in time with the beat without realising, we were just enjoying it so much. 29 more words


Femke Feddema and Jorge Pérez Martínez

Femke Feddema and Jorge Pérez Martínez, “Noche Oscura” choreography by Erik Constantin, music by Misia, Buena Vista Social Club, Detmar Leertouwer, Arvo Pärt, costumes by Martine Douma, Introdans… 46 more words